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European Union flag with one star missing

From Where I Sit — Brexit: one year on

June 23, 2017

Post-election, Britain faces the same tough choices when it comes to Brexit. It was and is in a terribly weak position; EU negotiators hold the cards.

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Nicoli Dos Santos and Nicholas Sopuch.

Munk One celebrates its first cohort of U of T graduates

June 19, 2017

Munk One, the Munk School’s first-year foundation program, celebrates its first cohort of students to graduate from the University of the Toronto.

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Researchers uncover spyware campaign against Mexican journalists, civil society

June 19, 2017

A new report from the Citizen Lab details a spyware campaign targeting Mexican journalists, lawyers, and anti-corruption investigators.

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From left to right: Todd Foglesong, Donald Worme, Shawna Coxon, Ron Levi.

Experts discuss new challenges for policing on Ideas, CBC Radio One

June 15, 2017

A panel of experts explored the many issues surrounding policing in a discussion hosted by Ideas, CBC Radio One and the Munk School of Global Affairs.

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Theresa May

From Where I Sit: It wasn’t supposed to happen this way

June 13, 2017

Given how often British voters have thumbed their noses at pundits and pollsters in recent years, the real surprise would have been a U.K. election without unexpected twists and turns.

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Professor Stephen Toope of the Munk School of Global Affairs (left) with Margret Hovanec and Peter Warrian of the Lupina Foundation.

Innovation Policy Lab gets boost from Lupina Foundation

June 13, 2017

Gift will enable faculty to co-produce educational experiences that provide a competitive edge to students while having an impact on innovation policy worldwide.

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Jooyoung Lee

Summer course gives undergrads a careful look at gun violence in the United States

June 12, 2017

Jooyoung Lee explores the impacts of gun violence in his summer course at the Munk School.

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Creed Atkinson, Michele Donne, Theresa Do.

Connections and community: Munk School’s grads look forward while looking back

June 7, 2017

The Master of Global Affairs Class of 2017 graduates on June 9. To mark the occasion, three grads reflect on their time in the MGA program.

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Elizabeth Assefa, Rawan Habanbeh, Adam Sheikh, and Dojanah Jaafreh.

Munk School students research the world’s first cash-assistance program that uses iris-scanning technology

June 7, 2017

Student researchers from the Reach Project recently travelled to Jordan to study how biometric technology is used to deliver cash assistance to Syrian refugees.

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L-R: Kirstyn Koswin, Nikhil Pandey, Carol Drumm, Shruti Sardesai, Sneha Banerjee (the team’s research assistant), and Cheryl Young pose for a group photo before beginning the first day of interviews

Reach Project student researchers head to India to study national biometric registry

June 2, 2017

Student researchers with the Munk School’s Reach Project travelled to India to study what makes Aadhaar, the country’s national biometric registry, so successful.

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